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Novell Overview

Provo, UT
1001 to 5000 employees
Micro Focus
1983
Company - Public
Information Technology
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Novell was acquired by Micro Focus in 2014. Micro Focus is a global software company with 40 years of experience in delivering and supporting enterprise software solutions that help customers innovate faster with lower risk.

Mission: By applying proven expertise in software and security, we enable customers to utilize new technology solutions while maximizing the value of their investments in critical IT infrastructure and business applications. As a result, they can build, operate, and secure the IT systems ... Read more


Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work:2010 (#27), 2009 (#32)

Novell – Why Work For Us?


Micro Focus is a global software company with 40 years of experience in delivering and supporting enterprise software solutions that help customers innovate faster with lower risk.

By applying proven expertise in software and security, we enable customers to utilize new technology solutions while maximizing the value of their investments in critical IT infrastructure and business applications. As a result, they can build, operate, and secure the IT systems that bring together existing business logic and applications with emerging technologies—in essence, bridging the old and the new—to meet their increasingly complex business demands.

Micro Focus understands the success of our work depends on the quality of the people we ask to do it. From the back-end office through to sales and support, if we are to thrive and survive in a fiercely-competitive marketplace, then we need the best-in-class staff for every area.

That is why we offer the packages of rewards and benefits needed to attract and retain the best industry talent. Then we put in place the structures that help our people flourish, develop and take our company forward.

Micro Focus is a big operation. More than 4,000 people are at work at 100 locations across the globe. Whether you are helping to make, sell or support our great software, or assist the people who do, you will be in great company.

At Micro Focus, we make software and build careers.

"Taking our Customers into Tomorrow"

Micro Focus strives as an organization to reflect the globally diverse audience that our software serves. Diverse perspectives, ideas and cultural benefits are critical to the development of quality products and services.

Micro Focus fosters diversity through recruiting outreach programs, community based career fairs, university career centers and internships, and graduate student programs.

 

Focused on Customer Success

Micro Focus has a culture of listening and learning, where colleagues work as one: supporting each other, holding each other accountable, and providing fast, flawless execution. Our number one mission is our customers’ successes.

We value a productive workplace where colleagues treat each other with respect, integrity, honesty, and openness. The principles of the Micro Focus Professional Charter reinforce our actions on a daily basis:

Collaborate for success

As a team, we work together across functions and geographies in support of each opportunity. We focus on customer needs and success. We celebrate our successes.

Close the communications loop

Act upon requests and seek feedback to continually improve processes and customer satisfaction.

Respond promptly

Responding fast and flawlessly leads to superb customer satisfaction for internal and external customers.

Deliver on commitments

We build trust and respect with our customers through high quality and timely delivery.

Take responsibility & initiative

Colleagues are empowered to make a change within the organization.

Get involved, debate passionately, get on board

Be open, be involved, embrace change and be part of creating a successful organization.

 

"Taking our Customers into Tomorrow"

Micro Focus strives as an organization to reflect the globally diverse audience that our software serves. Diverse perspectives, ideas and cultural benefits are critical to the development of quality products and services.

Micro Focus fosters diversity through recruiting outreach programs, community based career fairs, university career centers and internships, and graduate student programs.

 

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    I worked at Novell full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people, awesome team/management. Had many opportunities for growth.

    Cons

    Novell is no longer around. They are now called MicroFocus.

    Advice to Management

    It was fun while it lasted. I don't now anything about the management teat at MicroFocus.

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Novell Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Novell (Provo, UT).

    Interview

    Applied Online, got an interview with manager, 1 FL person, 2 BL people, they asked me questions. got an offer later. It was in a small meeting/conference room, I think.

    Interview Questions

    • How troubleshoot an internet connectivity problem I think is what the question had to do with.   1 Answer
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Novell Awards & Accolades

  • Employees’ Choice -50 Best Places to Work, Glassdoor, 2010
  • Employees’ Choice -50 Best Places to Work, Glassdoor, 2009

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